29. One helluva horrified mother


Matthias’ mother was shocked. Horrified. She had been checking the pockets of Matthias’ jeans before washing them and a condom had fallen out. A condom!

He was only fourteen. Why the heck would he need a condom? A condom!

She didn’t know what to do. She couldn’t ask him about it. Their family simply didn’t talk about such things. That’s what he went to school for. But, a condom! That was beyond the pale.

And what was she to do with it? Where was she to put it? Did she burn it? Flush it? Put it out with the garbage? She dropped it into her apron pocket, started the washing machine, and went off to vacuum the house.

No good asking her husband. He was dead.

But what is this clogging the vacuum cleaner beneath her daughter’s bed? It’s a man’s tee shirt. A man’s tee shirt! It didn’t belong to Matthias. It didn’t belong to her other son, Barnaby. What was a man’s tee shirt doing beneath her daughter’s bed?

She was horrified. Malvina, her daughter, was only sixteen. Had a man been in there? And why would he take off his tee shirt? Where was she to put it? What was she to do with it? She couldn’t ask her about it. Their family simply didn’t talk about such things. She sniffed the tee shirt. It was used. It was dirty. It stank of testosterone.

At least Barnaby had grown up normal. He was eighteen. She might even pluck up enough courage to ask him what she should do about his brother and sister. He was sensible. He was in the house somewhere.

There he is! Just outside the front door saying goodbye to his friend, Daniel. They’ve been friends since school.

They’re kissing! They’re kissing! Tongue and all! They’re kissing on the mouth!

9 thoughts on “29. One helluva horrified mother

      1. Oscar Alejandro Plascencia

        LOL! Again, go to your WP Admin. Click Posts. Click All Posts. Select “Edit” link under desired post. Make all changes desired within post. Click Add Media at too if page to add audio. Finally click the Edit link to the right of the Published On line at the bottom of the page. Don’t forget to click the UPDATE button. Voila!

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        1. Bruce Goodman Post author

          Thanks for that – I’ve copied, pasted and printed it – and at least you gave the instructions in English! I might just add the audio without reposting. I don’t want to glut the system. What do you think?

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          1. Oscar Alejandro Plascencia

            Your call. There are pros and cons inherent in this method. You get to keep the history of comments, but the system removes the original as if this were a new post. So it won’t be post number 3726, just 3725 again (it counts the TOTAL number of posts available, not published).

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            1. Bruce Goodman Post author

              OK – I think I might just add audios here and there – I’ve already recorded a couple near the ones you’re up to but haven’t added them on line yet. (The things I do for you 😉 ) Anyway – I got to go to town now and get the groceries so will catch you later my friend.

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